Tag Archives: Taxi

The unknown impact people have.

22/8/14 Lincoln – Newark – London Some days a journey will broaden your mind, or take you to new and interesting places perhaps meeting new people or cultures. Exploration for enjoyment and personal development is one of the things that … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans

21/8/14 Newcastle – Newark – Lincoln 24 hours or more. That’s how much notice I’m supposed to give as a passenger needing assistance when I need to travel by train. There are a number of problems with this, not least … Continue reading

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The Battle of the Rail Replacement Bus Service

16/8/14 Euston – Birmingham I bang on here about the importance of “turn-up-and-go” to allow disabled people flexibility but in reality travel is more expensive and restricted than for ‘ableds’. Using Expedia or Lastminute is simply not practical as they … Continue reading

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Flexibility & Patience

24/7/14 Richmond – Clapham Jct – Denmark Hill – Taxi – Return Actual Return – Taxi – Vauxhall – Clapham Jct – Richmond I’m not always good at thoroughly planning ahead. I like to be spontaneous, and I’ve always got … Continue reading

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The Last Mile

25/6/14 Richmond – Willesden – Shepherd’s Bush – Taxi – Return   One of the pleasures of living in London is that there’s so much to do, and if you play your cards right, quite a lot of it is … Continue reading

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Steady on Sterling Moss

26/5/14 Richmond – Teddington and back Major bridge replacement works at Twickenham mean a trip to the pub at Teddington Lock is not going to go well. To be fair to South West Trains they did give lots of notice … Continue reading

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Ripped off

18/5/14 Richmond – Sunbury Short one for a change, just to note a £10 surcharge from a local private hire firm “a large vehicle” charge because the wheelchair won’t fit a saloon car. Their definition of a large vehicle? A … Continue reading

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